Shanahan's Last Stand

Shanahan's Last Stand

I talked to Horvil on the phone and he’s devastated so I’ll chime in on the news. I certainly don’t think Mike Shanahan is a bad coach, but (and I hate to agree somewhat with a certain “PP”) indeed, the team seemed to stop responding to him at times, much like Dan Reeves later in his tenure and Don Shula with the Dolphins. The collapse towards the end of this season was really painful to watch . With all the head coach firings going on, someone is likely going to get a good head coach in Mike Shanahan and I will have somewhat of a secondary rooting interest (unless it’s a division rival). Unfortunately, some other team may now have access to the “magic hoar-farm bag” where Horvil apparently thinks Shanahan scripts the first fifteen plays. It will be so very interesting to see just who ends up as Denver’s new head coach. I would imagine a Broncos team with Jay Cutler at the helm of an up and coming young offense should be an enticing offer to potential head coach candidates. I’m sure I speak for Horvil in saying thanks Mike, for the memories and the wisdoms.